Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Dnipro, Ukraine
*Corresponding Author:Nosivets D, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Dnipro, Ukraine.
Received: June 15, 2022; Published: July 01, 2022
The beginning of the 21st century is characterized by the emergence of a number of military local conflicts around the world. The peculiarities of combat trauma in modern conditions include a high frequency of blast and gunshot wounds of extremities, which account for up to 80% of all musculoskeletal injuries . In general, a gunshot wound is tissue damage with a violation of the integrity of their cover, caused by a firearm and characterized by a zone of primary necrosis and changes resulting in the formation of areas of secondary necrosis in the surrounding tissues, as well as the inevitable primary risk of developing wound infection [1,2].
Citation: Nosivets DS. “Principles of Surgical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds of Extremities".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.8 (2022): 01-02.
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